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Delicata Squash Pizza

Delicata Squash Pizza

Ingredients

  • 1 delicata squash
  • 1/2 medium red onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons shredded basil, plus extra for topping.
  • 3 to 4 ounces shredded mozzarella or smoked mozzarella
  • 1/2 ball whole wheat pizza dough (homemade or store-bought)

Recipe

Cut the squash and onions into thin slices, about 1/8" thick. Heat a large skillet over medium-low heat and add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add in the squash and onion slices, stirring occasionally. Let cook until mixture starts to brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Add in garlic, cook for one more minute. Remove from heat and stir in the basil.

Preheat oven to 450°. Roll the pizza dough out in a rectangle that is roughly 8" by 12". Transfer to a sheet tray.

Brush the crust with olive oil then sprinkle the delicata squash mixture evenly over the dough. Sprinkle with 3 ounces of shredded cheese and add more as desired. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until crust has browned and cheese has melted. Sprinkle with extra basil and serve.

 

Adapted from Naturally Ella

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